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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    thanks guys.


    5/10/10 Squat wk 1 5s

    Squat-
    55x8
    145x5
    195x5
    240x5
    285x5
    335x5
    365x6

    Paused Squat (2 sec)-
    235x5
    245x5
    255x5

    RDL-
    235x8
    255x8

    Lunges-
    2chain x 12
    2chain x 12

    RC Situps-
    115x10
    125x10

    Farmers Suitcase DL-
    185x6
    195x6

    SSQ calves-
    355x15
    365x15

    *Best squat day in a long time. I really focused on form and arching and the weight felt much lighter and better. Suitcase Dls made for some really heavy suitcases lol I must have overpacked (insert corny joke here). They are great for the obliques and glutes though which help my squat a lot.

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    No joke, great day with the squats and all.

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    Thanks it was ok it should continue to get better.



    5/12/10 Oh press wk 1 5s

    Strcit Oh Press-
    55x8
    95x5
    115x5
    140x5
    160x5
    180x8 (pr)

    JM press-
    145x8
    150x8
    155x8
    160x8
    165x8

    BB rows (underhand)
    175x8
    185x8
    195x8
    205x8
    215x8

    Hammer bar curls-
    110x10
    120x10
    130x10

    Pushups (cg handles) ss face pulls-
    bw x 20/green x 20
    bw x 20/green x 20
    bw x 15/green x 20
    bw x 15/green x 20

    *Pretty good today. Legs still really sore from monday walking is not easy.

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    Very strong pressing.
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  5. #205
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    Session is damn good dude.

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    Thanks guys.


    5/14/10 DL

    DL-
    145x6
    235x5
    325x2
    370x3
    420x2
    470x5 (belt)

    Deficit DL (1.5 inch)
    255x8
    260x8
    265x8
    270x8

    HLR (st8)
    12
    12
    12
    10

    Ab wheel-
    15
    15
    15
    15

    Sandbag carry-
    125x3x100ft

    *Nothing special today not a good day inside or outside of the gym.

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    Fine work with the deads and all, keep hanging tough.

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    5/16/10 Chest/forearms

    Bench-
    55x8
    105x5
    145x5
    195x5
    235x5
    275x5
    280x5
    285x5

    Inc Bench-
    240x6
    245x5

    Db bench- (thick)
    105x6
    105x6

    BB wrist-
    215x8
    225x8

    BTB wrist-
    195x10
    205x10

    Grippers-
    200x8
    200x8

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    Like the forearm/grip work along with the nice sets of benching.

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    Yeah I am inconsisent with grip and forearm work.


    5/17/10 Log

    Log-
    55x8
    97x5
    127x5
    157x5
    177x5
    197x7

    Pullups (ng)
    bw x 5
    45 x 5
    55 x 5
    65 x 5

    Inc Cg Bench-
    145x10
    155x10
    165x10
    175x10

    Chest supp row-
    145x10
    155x10
    165x10

    Oh bb ext-
    115x10
    125x10
    135x8

    Seated rear delt plate raises-
    10s x 15
    10s x 15
    10s x 15

    *Decided that I should probably put my easiest days on mondays because I am my most laziest on this day. First time doing the log in a few weeks but felt good despite not hitting a pr.
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    Your recent deadlift and bench workouts were very impressive. Good weights.
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    Solid training for the upper body guy.

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    Thanks guys. I been in a slump lately though. I think I need to eat more.


    5/19/10 Squat 5s

    Squat-
    145x5
    195x5
    235x5
    285x5
    325x5
    365x6 (belt + knee wraps first time)

    Sandbang load (54 inch)-
    125x5
    150x5
    175x5

    SSQ stepups-
    155x6
    175x6
    195x6

    Db side bends-
    120x8
    130x8
    140x8

    RC situps paused 5 sec-
    25x10
    25x10
    25x10

    Sandbag carry-
    150 x 200ft

    *first time using knee wraps. still waiting for my knees to feel normal again.

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    No doubt bro, we all have subpar moments, and diet is a big part of it too...good squats and all.

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    Yeah squats have been a problem for awhile now.


    5/20/10 Inc Bench 5s

    Inc Bench-
    105x10
    105x8
    155x5
    185x5
    210x5
    235x8 (ties pr)

    Db bench (palms in)
    90x8
    100x8
    100x8

    Db rows-
    120x8
    130x8
    140x8 (straps)

    BTB dips-
    bw x 20
    bw x 20
    bw x 18
    bw x 16
    bw x 16

    Standing band row (to chest)
    Green x 5 x 20

    *not bad today. I decided to use a dual progression method because I am having trouble doing the same lifts each week.

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    5/21/10 DL deload

    Dl- work up to 465x1

    Farmers walks- (turn at 50)
    330x100ft
    370x100ft
    370x100ft

    Sled backwards-
    230x100
    280x100
    330x100

    Sled forwards-
    230x100
    230x100
    230x100

    Swiss ball crunches-
    bw x 30
    bw x 30

    *Felt sick and weak today took it easy.

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    5/23/10 Log 5s wk 1

    1)Log-
    97x10
    97x8
    127x5
    162x5
    182x5
    202x10 (pr by 2 reps)

    2)Pullups (ng)-
    55x5
    70x5
    85x5

    3)CG bench-
    235+chains x 5
    255+chains x 5
    275+chains x 5

    4)BB chest supp row-
    165x10
    175x10

    5a)Oh bb ext-
    125x8
    135x8
    145x8

    5b) Hammer bar curls-
    120x8
    130x8
    140x8

    *Best workout in a long time. I was motivated and am happy with todays workout even though I am still sick I made sure to hit a nice pr.

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    Wow man, real fine sessions, props.

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    Thanks I am back.


    5/24/10 Squat 5s wk 1

    Axle Clean-
    90x5
    110x5
    130x5
    150x5
    170x5

    Squat (high bar)-
    145x5
    215x5
    285x5
    320x5
    355x8 (pr) (belt)

    Sandbag load (54 inch)
    150x5
    175x5
    175x5

    RC Situp (5 sec pause)
    35x3x10

    SSQ Calf raise-
    385x8
    395x8
    405x8

    Prowler Sprint-
    140 x 4 x 100ft

    *Two good days in a roll I am heating up. The intensity demon has returned. This was fast paced and I was breathing like a fat man at a buffet line.

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    5/26/10 Bench 5s

    Bench-
    105x8
    145x5
    185x5
    220x5
    250x5
    280x11
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiPDNglbY_4

    Db rows-
    150x6
    160x6
    170x6 (add straps)

    Strict Milt bb press-
    145+2 chain x 8
    155+ 2 chain x 8
    160+2 chain x 7

    Pullups-
    bw x 12
    bw x 16

    Tribar skull crushers-
    90x10
    95x10
    100x10

    Alt db curls-
    50x6
    60x6
    65x6

    Hill sprints
    5
    1 death hill sprint

    *3 prs after 3 workouts and an attitude adjustment.

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    5/28/10 DL

    Seated Box Jump-
    3x3

    DL-
    145x8
    235x5
    345x5
    405x3
    455x5 (Belt)

    SSQ goodmorning-
    135x8
    140x8
    145x8
    150x8
    155x8

    HLR-
    10
    10
    10
    10
    10

    BB shrugs ss ab wheel-
    235x10/ 12
    255x10/ 12
    275x10/ 12
    295x10/ 12
    315x10/ 12

    Seated calf raise-
    90x100

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    Nice job on the new PRs!!

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    Thanks.


    5/30/10 Log

    1)Log-
    97x10
    97x8
    137x5
    172x3
    192x3
    212x7 (pr)

    2)Pullups (ng)-
    bw x 5
    65x5
    80x5
    95x4

    3)Inc Cg bench-
    195+2 chain x 5
    215+ 2 chain x 5
    235+2chain x 5

    4)BB chest supp row-
    175x10
    180x10

    5a) Seated BB milt-
    145x10
    165x10
    185x10

    5b) Hammer bar curls-
    130x10
    140x8
    150x8

    6) Band pd ss Face pull
    Green x 20/20
    Green x 20/20

    *Not that great but ok still feel sick.
    Last edited by ironwill727; 05-30-2010 at 03:27 PM.

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    That is some damn good upper body work.
    Last edited by Coke; 05-30-2010 at 07:06 PM.

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    Thanks coke,


    5/31/10 Squat 3s

    Axle Clean-
    110x5
    140x3
    160x3
    180X3

    Squat-
    165x5
    235x5
    305x3
    340x3
    375x5 (knee wraps belt)

    SLDL-
    345x5
    355x5

    SSQ Stepup-
    195x6
    200x6

    SSQ calf-
    405x8
    415x8
    425x8

    Donkey calf-
    90x20
    135x20

    Sandbag carry-
    150x100

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